Nachda Punjab - Bhangra Dance

Group Member: Aki Singh, Billa Singh, Charlie Singh, Dan Singh, Jeet Singh, JT Singh , Max Singh , Mikki Singh , Ravi Singh

Performance Description: Bhangra is a lively form of music and dance that originated in the Punjab region in Southeast Asia. Bhangra began as a part of harvest festival celebrations, it eventually became a part of such diverse occasions as weddings and New Year celebrations. Moreover, during the last thirty years, Bhangra has enjoyed a surge in popularity worldwide, both in traditional form and as a fusion with genres such as hip-hop, house, and reggae. As Bhangra continues to move into mainstream culture, an understanding of its history and tradition helps to appreciate it.